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CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 2:00pm EST
agreement made a year-and-a-half ago that he would get a debt ceiling increase and there would be a $1.20 trillion cut. the super committee was supposed to put it together. they were supposed to prioritize. they were selects members of the congress who were supposed to prioritize. they did not do it. know when they might not do it, congress said we will put something in here that is so draconian and so stupid that nobody would let it happen. lo and behold, that is what we are dealing with. that is a sad state of affairs from the political process, a very sad state of affairs. now we come back and say, what should we do with sequestration? the president talks about cows balance and fairness. -- talks about balance and fairness. there was $4 in spending for every $1 in tax increases. as we went along, the discussion shifted. as election prospects rose and fell, the balance suddenly became $2 to $1. after the election, the talk was $1 to $1. after we saw the deal done, it was zero spending cuts for the tax increases. now we are hearing negative to $1. the president wants to counsel because that for already made in the future. --
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 9:00am EST
agreement made a couple years coming year and a half or so ago that you would get a debt ceiling increase and there would be 1.2 trillion in cuts and get the second increase for another to the super committee was to put together and they were supposed to prioritize. they were select members of a congress that were supposed to prioritize and a dandridge. kind of knowing they might not do it the congress said we are going to put something that is so draconian and stupid that nobody would let it happen and low and behold that is what we are dealing with. that is a sad state of affairs from the political process it's a very sad state of affairs. so now to come back and say what we should do with the sequestration, i find it amazing the president who talks so much about balance and fairness, a year ago balance on getting the budget under control was four for 01 in spending for every dollar in tax increases and then as we went along we salles the discussion shifted and the prospects rose and fell the balance became 2 for 1. then in december after, the talk was kind of 1-1 and then there was zero was spending a cuts to the tax increase and now we are actually hearing negative. it's not 2-1. the presi
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